Why Chewbacca’s Bowcaster Is Stronger Than Any Blaster!

SURPRISE BECAUSE SCIENCE CHANNEL! Subscribe now and click the shiny notifications bell so you don’t miss out on all things science and pop culture. http://bit.ly/BecSciSubOpens in new tab Han Solo became a fan of Chewie's Bowcaster in The Force Awakens and it's easy to see why since it's more powerful than any good blaster. How is that possible? Kyle tells you the odds on this week's Because Science! Thanks to Loot Crate for sponsoring today’s episode! Go to https://bitly.com/2drafc3Opens in new tab to learn more about Loot Crate, and enter code BECAUSESCIENCE at checkout for 10% off! Also, check out Loot Crate’s Halo Legendary Crate, go to http://www.lootcrate.com/LDNHaloOpens in new tab to learn more, and enter code LDNHALO at checkout for a discount on your order! Subscribe for more Because Science: http://nerdi.st/subscribeOpens in new tab Watch the last episode: http://nerdi.st/2gcrm2FOpens in new tab More science: https://nerdist.com/topic/science-tech/Opens in new tab Watch more Because Science: http://nerdi.st/BecSciOpens in new tab Follow Kyle Hill: https://twitter.com/Sci_PhileOpens in new tab Follow Us: https://twitter.com/NerdistOpens in new tab Because Science every Thursday. Artist: Andrew Bowser Learn more: • BOWCASTER CANON: http://nerdi.st/2gCqkg3Opens in new tab • BOWCASTER WORK: http://bit.ly/2gMGzdzOpens in new tab • COILGUN (GAUSS RIFLE): http://bit.ly/2gCjuXKOpens in new tab • HOW DOES A COILGUN WORK: http://bit.ly/2gCn3x8Opens in new tab • SOLENOID: http://nerdi.st/2hxUl2MOpens in new tab • FARADAY’S LAW: http://bit.ly/2hxYwvgOpens in new tab • TUG OF WAR ACCIDENT: http://bit.ly/2hvb0X4Opens in new tab • ARM DISLOCATION IS EASY: http://bit.ly/2hn30afOpens in new tab